"We are now in an era in which we have to accommodate and adapt to the changing needs of the citizens, and these needs are coming in waves fuelled by a more educated, aware and politically and technologically savvy population"
“…In United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Development Report Malaysia is ranked 64th. Though we are categorized as a country with high human development index, it is most disturbing that we are ranked almost at par with with the likes of Libya and Serbia. ”
"We believe that by looking ahead further than the conventional norms would enable us to assist the Government to strike the right balance between long-term thinking & tackling issues that need immediate attention"
"Our condolence goes to the family of Datuk Dr. Mahani Zainal Abidin & Mr. Mohd Emran Abdullah. Both lost their lives to cancer, a leading cause of death accounting for more than 7 million deaths annually worldwide"
"One of the important concepts about foresight is to learn from your predecessors. Therefore I would like to acknowledge those who have come before me, who have laid the foundation to enable the creation of the National Foresight Institute"